“Digital is my motherland. My teachers are trained to guide within it.”

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Mission

Crafting precision education to accurately fit our learners (students, educators, and families)

Vision

Quality primary education everywhere, for all

Our Values

At bina we strive for
Big picture thinking

We critically engage with the world, taking active responsibility. We can plan, clarify goals, explore alternative strategies, and consider consequences.

Fostering intellectual humility (and humour)

We take and consider other views with value and broad-mindedness. Rather than accepting things at face value, we relish in questioning and discoursing while seeking ample evidence to make our opinions.

Being ourselves

Self-awareness, authenticity, and honesty with ourselves and others. We enjoy our own company and have self-control.

Compassion

We are sensitive to other people's experiences, and treat each other with kindness and respect.

Skilled communicators and collaborators

We can express our thoughts, feelings and values deliberately and debate topics amply. We work with others constructively and thoughtfully voice our ideas and opinions to benefit the group.

Insatiable curiosity

We treat our inquiries and questions with focus, adaptability and realistic organization.

Socially conscious

We think about our societal role- what am I doing to benefit others? How can I make the world a better place?

Adventurers

We face unknown and uncertain situations with persistence and creative solutions. We are mentally prepared with innovative strategies and connect seemingly unrelated concepts to face adversity. We are resilient to challenges and changes.

Our understanding of learning (and learning how to learn):

We respect each learner for who they are with a sense of wonder, vulnerability, empathy and openness.

Learning is a social activity - we design educational experiences at bina to reflect that. We build live, synchronous activities that foster interaction with peers and teachers. In these lessons, they develop the tools for learning necessary to pursue the independent inquiry.

Active learning is sticky learning, and that's what we do (mostly).

Acts do not equate with traits - we give feedback and reflect on learners' actions and not "who they are" academically and dispositionally.

We are their attendants - our job is to direct their innate curiosity to get them to incredible places safely and joyfully (we make clear decisions on where we are headed and communicate those too).

Accurate, precise, ongoing assessment (yes, please!) vs general, broad, periodic summative assessment (oh, no, please don't).

Development is non-linear, uneven, and circular, yet there are typical developmental phases in a developing brain. We balance standardization and personalization by continuously evaluating skill, knowledge, and disposition (and depth). We then craft their next step accordingly.

Our Team

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Noam

CEO

Nikita

Nik

CTO

Julia

Julia

CAO

piers

Piers

Growth Lead

adria

Adria

Operations

ella

Ella

Research Assistant

nanna

Nanna

Executive Assistant

Yael

Yael

Admission